Daniel Jurafsky

Computer Scientist

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Who is Daniel Jurafsky?

Daniel Jurafsky, commonly known as Dan Jurafsky, is a Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science at Stanford University.

With James Martin, he wrote the textbook Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Speech Recognition, and Computational Linguistics. The first automatic system for Semantic Role Labeling was developed by Daniel Gildea and Daniel Jurafsky to automate the FrameNet annotation process in 2002, and Semantic Role Labelling has since become one of the standard tasks in natural language processing.

He was given a MacArthur Fellowship in 2002.

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Also known as
  • Dan Jurafsky
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctorate, University of California, Berkeley
    Computer Science and Engineering
    ( - 1992)
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley
    Linguistics
    ( - 1983)
  • International Computer Science Institute
    Speech recognition
    (1992 - 1995)
  • Doctorate, University of California, Berkeley
    Computer Science
    ( - 1992)
Employment
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley
    (1993 - 1994)
  • Assistant Professor
    (1996 - 2001)
  • Associate Professor
    (2001 - 2003)
  • Associate Professor, Stanford Department of Linguistics
    (2004 - )
  • Associate Professor by courtesy, Stanford Computer Science
    (2004 - )
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
    (2004 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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